– Father Alexander Schmemann, The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann, 1973-1983, page 330-331.
Fr. Alexander Schmemann on Socialism
June 10, 2013 2:00 PM
Socialism: “Man’s nature is to reject it, because it can only be thrust on people by force. The most fallen possession is closer to God’s design for man than malicious egalitarianism. Possession is what God gave me (which I usually (mis)use selfishly and sinfully), whereas equality is what government and society give me, and they give me something that does not belong to them. (The desire for) Equality is from the Devil because it comes entirely from envy.”